Status of Online Academic Exams

Last Updated on: October 18, 2021

IMPORTANT MESSAGE

A full schedule is now available for exams in the months of November and December. Please note that the schedule is subject to change, however if there are major changes in dates, we will email candidates impacted directly.

Exams scheduled in October are available for booking on eProctor Canada, however November and December exam topics are not yet available for booking. eProctor Canada is working to add the exams into their booking system as soon as possible. 

For instructions on how to book your exam with eProctor Canada and how to access your AccessBank account, please refer to the Candidate Guide for Online Exams.


Please refer to the Important Exam Information section below for information and updated documents.

The Fall 2021 academic/technical exam session will be offered online using virtual proctoring in order to follow the recommendations made by public health officials. The exam session will take place from October to December 2021 in order to accommodate the virtual format of the exams. Exam offerings and schedules will be updated on this page frequently. We strongly advise that you to check this page for status updates or changes.

Engineers and Geoscientists BC has partnered with the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA) and Professional Engineers Ontario (PEO) to deliver the Fall 2021 exam session. AssessBank and eProctor Canada are the exam platform and virtual proctor providers for this session’s examinations. Both AssessBank and eProctor Canada services and servers are hosted in Canada.

Exam Topics for Fall 2021 (October-December)

Please refer to PEO’s Technical Exam Program for a list of technical exams that will be offered in the Fall 2021 session. Candidates are strongly encouraged to check back to this page for regular updates.

Important Exam Information

  • Exam Schedule and Dates (Fall 2021)
    • The exam schedule is now updated with all available Fall 2021 exams.
      TIP: to find your exam date/time more easily, use Search/Find in your PDF application and search for the specific exam code or topic name.

If your exam is open book, you may only use physical or printed copies of textbooks or notes. Digital copies of books or notes that requires the use of a digital device are strictly prohibited.

What to Expect with the Online Format

System Requirements

You are required to use a desktop computer or laptop with a webcam and stable high-speed internet connection to access the exam. Please review the system requirements to ensure that you are equipped to take the exam before your sitting date.

  • It is highly recommended that you conduct a Speed Test to ensure your internet speeds meet the requirements to complete your exam with eProctor Canada. eProctor network requirements are: 2.5 Mbps minimum upload speeds and 2.5 Mbps minimum download speeds.
  • Ensure that you are using a modern browser (Chrome or Firefox preferred).
  • Operating system minimum requirements:
    • Windows: Windows 7 or later; or
    • Mac: OS X 10.9 or later.

Prior to the Day of Your Exam

Prior to the scheduled exam day:

  • Ensure that you can access the AssessBank testing platform.
  • Book your virtual proctoring with eProctor Canada. Although you may be registered for an exam with your respective regulator, you must book a time slot with eProctor Canada to be able to connect with a live proctor on the day of your exam.

More information and instructions can be found in the Candidate Guide for Online Technical Exams.

On the Day of your Exam

Candidates are expected to log in through the eProctor Canada application at least 30 minutes prior to their scheduled time. This allows time to address any system or internet connectivity issues (if needed) and also allows proctors ample time to conduct the check-in process and review exam procedures.

Please review and closely follow the instructions in the Candidate Guide for Online Technical Exams.

Exam Conduct

While the examinations are conducted electronically, please be aware that the Examination Misconduct Policy (for Engineers and Geoscientists BC candidates) as well as equivalent policies under APEGA, PEO or other respective regulators are still applicable and enforced. Please take the time to review the attached policy prior to your exam.

Questions?

If you have questions regarding the academic/technical exam sessions, please contact your respective regulator:

Partnering Body Email
Engineers and Geoscientists BC [email protected]
APEGA [email protected]
PEO [email protected]